The King
The King

“The bond between the ruler and his subjects is a strong link based on Islamic teachings, and the total submission to Allah’s will, the word of the Quran and, the teachings of our prophet (PBUH), all which makes us treat people equally as they are in front of God.”
A saying of King Saud

  • King Abdulaziz's Death

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     Contented and satisfied King Abdul-Aziz passed away in Taif on Monday morning 2/3/1373H/November 9, 1953. Everybody missed him, especially his family led by the new King Saud who had accompanied his father, since an early age, in most of his ordeals and achievements as an obedient son and a faith...  Read More
  • King Saud Ascends To The Throne on The 8th of October 1953

    1953-10-08

    King Saud received the pledge of allegiance in Taif from members of his family led by his uncle Prince Abdallah Bin Abdul-Rahman and his brother Faisal Bin AbduI-Aziz who gave him his father's ring. The new King gave the ring back to his brother Prince Faisal thus appointing him as his Crown Princ...  Read More
  • King Saud's Daily Schedule

    1953

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  • The First Expansion of the Holy Mosque in Makkah

    19/11/1955

    The expansion of the Holy Mosque in Makkah started by King Saud ( may Allah bless his soul ) in 1956 , after he finished the expansion of the prophet's (PBUH) Mosque in Madinah Al Munawara , which started in 1953 . it was the first expansion in Saudi history. Before this expansion, the area of the H...  Read More
  • The Second Expansion of the Prophet's Mosque in Al-Madina

    26-11-1956

    Amongst the most important achievements of King Saud's reign were the completion of the repairs and the expansion of the Prophet's Mosque in Al-Madinah. In the year 1370 H (1950 AD), while King 'Abdul 'Aziz was still alive, it was discovered that the pillars of the Mosque could collapse due to insuf...  Read More
  • The Services Offered to Pilgrims

    1952

    Road Construction in and Inter-linking the Holy Cities and Sites: It was also during the reign of King Saud that the Mayoralty of the Holy Capital (Makkah) decided to devote its attention towards the improvement  of roads and streets in the Holly City and the other Hajj related sites. In  order...  Read More
  • The Council of Ministers

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  • The National Guard

    1953

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  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    1953

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  • The Consultative Assembly

    1957

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  • The Statesman

    ( 1374 1954م)

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  • King Saud's Address at the Inauguration of the Shura Council

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    in the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate "Honourable members, "God's peace, mercy and blessings be upon you. It is my great pleasure to open this annual session of your august Council and welcome you to it. "Exalting God, the Most Gracious, for the graces He has bestowed upon us, we r...  Read More
  • Abolishing Slavery Abolishing Slavery

    1957

    Slavery trade was dominant in the Arabian Peninsula, and accepted by people for centuries much before the unification of the Arabian Peninsula by king AbdulAziz. It was very easy for merchants to transport imprisoned Africans from Africa through the Red Sea to trade them all over the Peninsula. ...  Read More
  • Cultural relations with the World

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  • King Saud library in Buraidah

    1364

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